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Nov 21, 2009 10:30am EST
but i do think that we need to get behind what katie couric said that it's time for sexism to become as repugnant as racism. and we have taken some significant steps, i think in that direction, in the response to how senator clinton in the campaign was treated, how sarah palin was treated. and unfortunately even though there's more awareness tha there was in the 2008 election, we just went through a situation where justice sotomayor was nominated, and some of the same people who were villains in the 2008 elections were engaged in very same sexist language. >> greene says it's important for the next generation of women to be aware of gender bias and to fight it. >> they definitely need to go to into the start of their careers with their eyes wide open. and i have had a lot of -- many conversations around the country with young women who are in school and don't necessarily at this point in their life see the consequences of misogyny. and sexism. and maybe not in any very personal experience, but they just have not seen it firsthand. so i think it's really important for the next generat
Nov 17, 2009 10:00pm EST
, the katie couric interview was disastrous. there were other moments in the campaign where she did not measure up intellectually. is that a setback for women? >> that is the good thing about sarah palin is whatever sarah palin does is sarah palin does. i think we hit the point now there are enough women and men at least near the top that everything everybody does is not taken as something that represents the entire sex. tavis: you talk about two issues that i want to raise now. that you talk about in detail in the book as perhaps the two big issues where the advancement of women are concerned from 1960 until now. i'll take them in this order first. the role of women in the workplace. >> well, you know, what makes me happy about doing these books is that the history books on women that i have done, if you look back at get completely away from this idea that women were weak and they were -- they didn't try hard and we came and liberated them all in 1968. women -- have always risen to whatever the occasion is and they have always done everything that the country and their families hav
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